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Rockwell Automation Charts Path for Expanding Plant-Wide Information Software

Rockwell Software FactoryTalk suite to deliver real-time integration of information between manufacturing and business systems to optimize production and improve competitiveness MILWAUKEE, Oct. 24, 2005 - Rockwell Automation today announced plans for expansion of its plant-wide information software that includes extending its manufacturing execution system (MES) offerings, deploying a...

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Controls & Controllers

High-Density I/O Modules conserve panel space.

Compatible with CompactLogix and MicroLogix controller systems, 6 Allen Bradley Compact I/O Modules feature tongue-and-groove design that locks units together for application-specific configurations. Products install on panel via 2 mounting screws or DIN rail. They are available as 16-bit isolated analog input; 16-bit isolated analog output; 32-point, 24 Vdc digital input; 32-point, 24 Vdc...

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Controls & Controllers

Safety Controllers feature Ethernet/IP interface.

Featuring built-in 4-port Ethernet switch for connecting I/O blocks, Allen-Bradley GuardPLC 1600 and 1800 safety controllers are offered with choice of 4 distributed I/O modules. Digital modules include 8 input/8 output and 16 input/8 output versions with bipolar outputs for use with robot controllers. Analog module has 8 safety-rated inputs and 4 standard analog outputs, and relay module has 8...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Dsitributed I/O Modules protect machinery from vibration.

As stand-alone monitors or part of networked solution, Allen-Bradley XM-160 Series (XM-160, -161, and -162) Overall Machinery Protection Modules serve applications requiring real-time monitoring of overall vibration levels. Machine monitoring and protection system, deployed on open standard industrial bus, links maintenance tools into control architecture for continuous monitoring and protection...

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Software

Software and Services provide access control.

RSAssetSecurity delivers centralized authentication and access control by verifying identity of each user accessing critical systems and granting or denying user's request to perform specific actions. Automation Security Assessment Services help users identify security-related issues through detailed risk analysis and development of targeted policies, procedures, and technologies to help protect...

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Controls & Controllers

Safety Controllers are rated to SIL 3 functionality.

Featuring Integrated Architecture, GuardLogix Controllers use RSLogix 5000 programming software, which helps manage safety memory so users do not have to manually partition logic to isolate safety-related data. Safety memory can be read by standard logic and external devices such as HMIs. Controllers leverage Common Industrial Protocol Safety on DeviceNet for safety I/O connectivity, and...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Vacuum Starters/Control Panels withstand harsh environments.

Open Type Vacuum Starters, Vacuum Combination Starters, and Vacuum Pump Control Panels feature sealed contacts that help prevent dirt, residue, and other contaminants from causing premature wear to contactors or interference with mechanical operation. Sealed vacuum technology creates low-ion environment that is pure and constant, minimizing arc-to-ground failure. Starters and control panels are...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motor Controller offers diagnostic control capabilities.

Allen-Bradley SMC Flex features integrated I/O that helps control processes and monitor motor systems from networked soft-starter. Dual inputs help improve process monitoring and promote access to diagnostic information, while 4 outputs allow users to extend control capabilities to other processes. Controller also incorporates internal bypass contactor that helps reduce heat as well as...

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Controls & Controllers

Motor Controller with I/O offers diagnostic capabilities.

Allen-Bradley SMC Flex motor controller provides 2 inputs and 4 outputs to help control processes and monitor motor systems from networked soft-starter. This moves control of some industrial processes closer to motor, minimizing wiring and programming requirements. Along with internal bypass contactor that reduces maintenance and cooling needs, product features replaceable control modules, fans,...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hand-Held PC and Software wirelessly connect to AC drives.

Using hand-held PC with Pocket DriveExplorer software, users can wirelessly program, troubleshoot, and monitor Allen-Bradley PowerFlex AC drives as well as legacy SCANport-enabled Allen-Bradley drives. Software, run from Wireless Interface Modules (WIM), permits access to drives through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi networks, eliminating need for direct, wired connection. Built-in security features help...

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